The RISE Fund is supporting the arts and entertainment sector to reactivate. The program is targeting funding towards the arts and entertainment sector organisations who are seeking to restart, re-imagine or create new activities. The program is intended to assist by providing finance to assist the presentation of new or re-shaped cultural and creative activities and events.
Who can apply?
Organisations with the primary purpose of -the arts and entertainment that can demonstrate that in the absence of this funding, their activity would be substantially less likely to proceed due to a constrained availability of finance as a consequence of COVID-19.
When to apply:
The open competitive grant opportunity commences 31August 2020 and will close to applications on 31 May 2021 at the latest, subject to allocation of funds. While there are no rounds, applications will be accepted at any time between the opening and closing dates for the program.
The RISE Fund will provide $75 million in 2020–21. Funding decisions will consider a balance across art forms and types of activity, geographic and community diversity, and generation of jobs.